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The Iconography of Islamic Art

Studies in Honour of Robert Hillenbrand

Edited by Bernard O'Kane

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People have been searching for meaning in Islamic art for centuries. Newly available in paperback, this book explores the iconography of Islamic art, presenting a diverse range of approaches to the subject.

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About the Author

Bernard O’Kane is Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture at the American University in Cairo. He is the author of Timurid Architecture in Khurasan (1987), Studies in Persian Art and Architecture (1996) and Early Persian Painting (2003); and the editor of Treasures of Islamic Art in the Museums of Cairo (2006).


The reader will be delighted with this study, which as been produced by a group of experts in an exquisitely and extensively illustrated book.
- British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies